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Carl William "Bill" Drott
June 28, 1932 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 88) 88 Years Old
BREAKING NEWS - LIVE stream of funeral was not able to happen because of technical difficulty with internet connection at the church, circumstances which are out of our control.
Carl William "Bill" Drott, age 88 of Stanton, died Wednesday December 16, 2020 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton. He was born June 28, 1932 at Winner, South Dakota the son of Carl O. and Pearl (Long) Drott. He was baptized at New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton. He attended Stanton County District #9 and was a 1951 graduate of Stanton High School. Bill was inducted in to the United States Air Force on June 6, 1952 where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant, he attended several mechanic schools while in the Air Force in Illinois, Texas, Rapid City and Alaska, Bill was honorably discharged on June 5, 1956.
On June 24, 1956 Bill married Mary Jean Husak at the New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton. To this union were born Russ in 1962, Twila in 1964 and Keith in 1967. The couple made their home farming north of Leigh. Mary Jean died on December 27, 1997.
On July 10, 1999 Bill married Mary Hansen at the New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton. He continued farming until they built a home in Stanton in 2009.
He was a member of New England Congregational United Church of Christ; served on New England Congregational United Church of Christ board of Trustees; member of Stanton County Election Board; member American Legion Post #88; former member of Stanton County District #40 rural school Board of Directors;
Hobbies include being with his grandchildren, loved being a farmer and being involved with the harvest, a good joke, initiating new in-laws by turning butter dish over in their hands.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Mary Drott of Stanton; 3 Children Russ and Sally Drott of Clarkson; Twila and Rod Brown of Paxton, NE; Keith and Margaret Drott of Leigh; 2 Step Children Shari and Phil Achille of Kansas City, MO; Ryan and Candace Hansen of Stanton; 7 Grandchildren Robin Drott of Denver, CO; Christine and Craig Arasmith of Columbus; Jasimine and Jeff Simants of Gothenberg, NE; Ashley and Christian Bogdan of Portland, OR; Felicia and Aaron Albracht of Norfolk; Melissa and Brandon Krueger of Tilden; Jenna Drott of Norfolk; 7 Step-Grandchidlren Jennifer Buffington of Norfolk; Anna and Dominic Achille of Kansas City, MO; Grace, Ella , Leah and Hayden Hansen of Stanton; 13 Great Grandchildren; 3 Step Great Grandchildren; 1 sister Jeanette and Marvin Brummond of Pilger; 1 Brother David Drott of Arizona; 1 Sister-In-Law Lois Garrison of Kearney.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife Mary Jean; 1 Brother Robert Drott; 1 Sister Bernice and husband Walene Heermann; Brother-In-Law Kenneth Wolverton; Sister-In-Law Viola and husband Delbert Davidson; 1 Brother-In-Law Miles Garrison.
PRIVATE Funeral Service Information: Private Funeral Services: New England Congregational United Church of Christ - Stanton Date: Saturday December 19, 2020 - PRIVATE (2:00 P.M. - invite only) Services LIVE streaming at 1:45 P.M. Saturday www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net under Bill's obituary click "Tribute Wall" tab and click the link or Johnson Funeral Homes Facebook page.
Family request masks to be worn at for the safety of all.
Public Graveside Services: 2:45 P.M. Saturday at Stanton Cemetery - Stanton, Nebraska Military Rites: Stanton V.F.W. Post #3602 and American Legion Post #88 of Stanton; Members of United States Air Force Honor Guard.
Public Visitation: 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. Friday at New England Congregational United Church of Christ - Stanton, NE under direction of Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary - Stanton, NE Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr - Music: special selections "The Old Rugged Cross" "In The Garden" "Amazing Grace" Pallbearers: Greg Morfeld, Paul Morfeld, Scott Davidson, Kyle Brabec, Loren Dean Tejkl, Roger Kucera.
Questions please call 402-439-2109.
FOR STANTON: If you wish to order flowers FOR STANTON LOCATION - FLORISTS, call 402-644-8361 (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS). Floral Expressions will accept most major credit cards and may bill you directly, Floral Expressions has dedicated service to Stanton, delivery in Stanton before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Stanton residents and our client families.
FOR RANDOLPH: If you would like to order flowers and avoid a wire charge call RANDOLPH's local florist, they will take visa/mastercard or bill direct, (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS) Randolph Florist: Main Street Flowers 402-337-1004; has dedicated service to Randolph, delivery in Randolph before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Randolph residents and our client families.
Cemetery Service Stanton Cemetery 83698 highway 57 Stanton NE 68779
Visitation Friday, December 18, 2020 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM New England Congregational United Church of Christ 805 Oak Street Stanton NE 68779 United States 402-43-2175
Service Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:00 PM New England Congregational United Church of Christ 805 Oak Street Stanton NE 68779 United States 402-43-2175